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Below is a listing of past forums with summaries noted where applicable.

Cancer and Aging

Cancer and Aging

November 7th - 10th, 2019

Chairs:
 Steve Artandi, MD, PhD, Stanford University
 Marcia Haigis, PhD, Harvard Medical School

Sponsored by The George T. Lewis Foundation

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Telomerase-Mediated Telomere Targeting in Cancer

Telomerase-Mediated Telomere Targeting in Cancer

October 17th - 20th, 2019

Chairs:
 Titia de Lange, PhD, Rockefeller University
 Jerry W. Shay, PhD, UT Southwestern

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Scholar Retreat

Scholar Retreat

October 10th - 13th, 2019

Chairs:
 Chad Pecot, MD, University of North Carolina

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Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma

Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma

October 3rd - 6th, 2019

Chairs:
 Oren Becher, MD, Northwestern University
 Cynthia Hawkins MD, PhD, The Hospital for Sick Kids

Sponsored by The Kira Spedale Foundation

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Leukemia Stem Cells, Heterogeneity, and Metabolism

Leukemia Stem Cells, Heterogeneity, and Metabolism

September 12th - 15th, 2019

Chairs:
 Martin Carroll, MD, University of Pennsyilvania
 Craig T. Jordan, PhD, University of Colorado
 Aaron Schimmer, MD, PhD, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

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3D Chromosomal Architecture and Nuclear Topology

3D Chromosomal Architecture and Nuclear Topology

May 2nd - 5th, 2019

Chairs:
 Ari Melnick, MD, Cornell Medical College
 Jane Skok, PhD, New York University

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Cancer Predisposition

Cancer Predisposition

November 8th - 11th, 2018

Chairs:
 Judy E. Garber, MD, MPH, Harvard University
 John M. Maris, MD, University of Pennsylvania

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Tumor Microenvironment

Tumor Microenvironment

November 1st - 4th, 2018

Chairs:
 Lisa M. Coussens, PhD, Knight Cancer Institute
 Rakesh K. Jain, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Scholar Retreat

Scholar Retreat

October 11th - 14th, 2018

Chairs:
 Julie-Aurore Losman, MD, PhD - Dana-Farber

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Epigenetic Therapy

Epigenetic Therapy

September 27th - 30th, 2018

Chairs:
 Jean-Pierre Issa, MD, Temple University
 Stephen Baylin, MD, Johns Hopkins University
 Peter Jones, PhD, Van Andel Research Institute

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Metabolic Signaling and the Epigenome

Metabolic Signaling and the Epigenome

September 13th - 15th, 2018

Chairs:
 Julie-Aurore Losman, MD, PhD, Dana-Farber
 Kathryn Wellen, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

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